Tag Archives: Plainridge Park Casino
- Plainridge Park Casino revenue ‘recaptured’ from out-of-state
October 13, 2017
Massachusetts’ first commercial casino reported more than half of its revenue coming from ‘recaptured’ customers who otherwise would have gambled out of state, according to a new report. This week, the University of Massachusetts’ Donahue Institute released an economic impact study of Plainridge Park Casino’s first year of operations. The...
- Plainridge Park staff survey shows casino’s broad economic benefits
May 10, 2017
Massachusetts’ first casino’s revenue to date may be underwhelming but its impact on local employment has been a clear winner. Penn National Gaming (PNG) opened its Plainridge Park Casino in June 2015 and while the slots-only venue hasn’t exactly set the world on fire with its ability to generate revenue,...
- Massachusetts new iGaming bills; casino fails to dent Lottery sales
January 19, 2017
The Massachusetts legislature is wasting no time getting its legislative ducks in a row via the introduction of new/old online gambling and lottery bills. This week witnessed the arrival of SD.618, ‘An Act Relative to Gaming’ introduced by state Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr. The bill is a stub, consisting...
- Study debunks gambling-crime relationship
December 19, 2016
Crime and gambling doesn’t go hand in hand like Bonnie and Clyde. Or so says crime analyst Christopher Bruce who presented the conclusion of his 12-month study before the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC), which debunked the old-aged myth being peddled by anti-gambling advocates. “The presence of the casino does appear...
- Boosted payouts send Plainridge Park’s October revenue tumbling 5%
November 17, 2016
Massachusetts first gambling venue saw its revenue dropped by more than 5 percent in October—it’s worst month since January. According to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, the Plainridge Park Casino’s gross gaming revenue for October dropped to $12.58 million from the $12.81 million generated in September. The Plainville-based casino’s total bets...
- Police say Massachusetts’ first casino fails to spark apocalyptic crime wave
April 20, 2016
Massachusetts’ first casino hasn’t sparked a rise in criminality in its surrounding communities, according to a report prepared for state gaming regulators. Last week, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) received a report it had asked to be prepared on crime levels in the vicinity of Plainridge Park Casino, the Penn...
Genting Malaysia may lose $274M on Mass. casino bet
May 23, 2017
Massachusetts senate candidates make online lottery pitch
October 9, 2017